Cake pan – 6 inch round
105 g Butter
110 g Caster Sugar
1 tablespoon Milk optional
¼ teaspoon Vanilla extract
105 g Self raising flour If using all purpose flour, add a teaspoon of baking powder.
¼ teaspoon Baking powder
Prepare the ingredients – Using a weighing scale, measure out the ingredients.
Prepare the cake pan – Lightly grease the cake pan with butter and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
Preheat Air Fryer – Preheat at a temperature of 150C.
In the mixing bowl, add butter and sugar then mix with the electric mixer till it’s light and fluffy. This is called creaming.
creamed butter andsugar in a bowl.
When the butter and sugar is well creamed, add in the eggs and milk then mix with the electric hand mixer.
Add in the flour and baking powder and mix till smooth.
eggs and milk added in the creamed butter and sugar.
Pour the cake batter in the prepared cake pan.
Batter in cake pan.
Put the cake pan in the preheated air fryer and bake at a temperature of 150C for 30 minutes.
cake pan in the air fryer.
Insert cake tester or skewer in the cake and if it comes out clean, the cake is done. Bring it out of the air fryer.
If the skewer is wet, bake for more minutes.
cake in air fryer.
Turn the cake on a cooling rack and leave to completely cool.
air fryer cake cooling on a cooling rack.
Cut and serve or decorate with buttercream icing or chocolate frosting.
a slice of cake on a plate.
Bring the butter and eggs to room temperature before use.
Don’t rush the creaming process, cream the butter and sugar till it’s pale in color and fluffy.
Preheat the air fryer as instructed for even baking.
Bake at a low temperature so the cake cooks evenly and comes out fluffy and light.
Don’t overfill the cake pan.
You can use other shapes of cake pan as long as it fits in the air fryer.
When the cake is completely cooled, you can cover it with buttercream or chocolate buttercream.
Let the cake completely cool before adding frosting.